Author: Lucas Seewald

Insider Risk Digest: May

Welcome to this month’s Insider Risk Digest. This edition reveals a University of Florida professor and students involved in a scheme to ship illicit substances to China, the arrest of Schiphol Airport employees for cocaine smuggling, and the growing threat of foreign interference in European universities. We also examine Russian influence infiltrating the European Parliament […]

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Insider Risk Digest: April

Dive into our latest Insider Risk Digest, where we unravel recent cases of espionage, insider betrayal, and security breaches across various sectors, from a prevented espionage attempt by a former NSA employee to alarming leaks within the Swedish police force. We also examine the broader implications of economic pressures on insider threats and explore international […]

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Insider Risk Digest: March

Dive into our latest Insider Risk Digest, where we explore recent espionage in the German military, trade secret theft at Tesla, espionage risks in critical infrastructure, data leaks in the pharma sector, and security lapses at NASA. Plus, a look at the delicate balance between research collaboration and knowledge security. We value your insights—if you […]

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Mitigating Employee Sabotage: Proactive Strategies for Businesses

What is Employee Sabotage? In the intricate web of modern business operations, the threat of employee sabotage looms as a silent underminer of success and integrity. This harmful act not only jeopardises financial stability but also erodes the foundational trust upon which companies are built. Addressing this issue demands a strategic blend of foresight, understanding, […]

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Cargo Security, Subversive Crime, and Insider Risk

Introduction to Cargo Security In today’s globalised world, cargo security is not just a term; it’s the backbone of international trade and supply chain operations. Ensuring the safe and secure transportation of goods across borders and through various modes of transport is crucial. Cargo security encompasses measures to protect cargo from theft, loss, or tampering, […]

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What is Ondermijning?

Understanding Ondermijning: A Closer Look You may be asking, “What exactly is Ondermijning?” This term, though not widely known outside The Netherlands, refers to a significant and complex issue where criminal activities infiltrate and blend with the legitimate aspects of society. Imagine a scenario where the boundaries between lawful business operations and the criminal underworld […]

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Year in Review – Signpost Six in 2023

Dennis Bijker CEO Reflecting on 2023: Message from Our CEO What a year it’s been for us at Signpost Six! As we bid farewell to 2023, I feel a profound sense of gratitude towards everyone who’s been a part of our remarkable journey. To our clients, your trust and collaboration have been invaluable. We’re incredibly […]

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Enhancing Organisational Security: A Comprehensive Guide to Insider Risk Management Courses

Introduction In a world increasingly aware of internal security threats, the necessity for comprehensive insider risk management courses has never been more crucial. Astonishingly, up to 90% of organisations acknowledge their vulnerability to insider attacks, illustrating the pressing need for effective risk management strategies. The Increasing Need for Insider Risk Management Courses Recent years have […]

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Year in Review – Insider Risk in 2023

Introduction As we settle into 2024, it’s important to look back at the tumultuous journey of 2023, a year characterised by considerable geopolitical shifts and a corresponding escalation in diverse espionage activities. The persisting conflict in Ukraine significantly altered the international arena, heightening risks associated with nation-state, economic, and academic espionage. These changes have emphasised […]

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Insider Risk Digest: Week 47-48

Introduction Every two weeks, we bring you a round-up of cases and stories that caught our attention in the realm of Insider Risk. For weeks 47-48, we will be exploring the most diverse range of cases yet, spanning from corrupt police workers compromising international investigations to online meeting blunders. Case I: Uniformed Criminal Earlier this […]

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